[kids-lib] Job Opportunity @ Multnomah County Library
johnette at multcolib.org
Fri Apr 11 12:38:26 PDT 2008
CENTRAL LIBRARY DIRECTOR (Deadline extended)
Salary: $67,376 to $94,325 annually
Deadline to Apply: Open until filled
Multnomah County Library in Portland, Oregon, is seeking a dynamic,
service-oriented individual to direct the operations of the Central
Library for this nationally recognized library system. The Central
Library Director is responsible for directing, overseeing, and
participating in the development of the Central Library's vision, goals,
and objectives in alignment with the Library Department's vision. This
position will work with other senior managers to coordinate and
participate in the development of the Library Department's goals and
work plan. It will also assign work and mentor four Central management
team employees, who supervise various work units at the Central Library,
and one administrative assistant. The Central Library Director also
supervises the development and administration of the Central Library's
budget, which includes forecasting funds needed for staffing, equipment,
and materials; monitoring and approving expenditures; and implementing
mid-year adjustments, if necessary.
This position requires demonstrated leadership and management experience
in librarianship typically gained through at least 3 years of senior
management/administrative experience in a multi-branch library system, a
central library, and/or experience in managing a major division within a
large library system. Experience working in a unionized environment is
preferred. A Master's degree in library and information science from an
accredited college or university.
Candidates should demonstrate an open management style, a commitment to
constantly improving customer service within a diverse community, the
ability and desire to develop emerging library leaders, enthusiasm for
leading organizational change and the management ability to administer a
complex library program.
This position is open until a sufficient number of applications are
received. Applicants are encouraged to submit applications immediately.
Application materials will be screened to identify the most qualified
applicants starting April 14, 2008. Additional information may be
required of these candidates before panel interviews take place, and
further screening may occur. Final ranking of candidates will be
determined on the basis of one or more panel interviews. Selection will
be made from among the finalists.
For more information about this position or to apply, please visit our
website at www.multcojobs.org.
Johnette Easter, Senior HR Analyst
Multnomah County Library
205 NE Russell St.
Portland, Oregon 97212
Phone #: (503) 988-5046
Fax #: (503) 988-4532
johnette.easter at co.multnomah.or.us
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